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The University of Wollongong offers a range of rewarding undergraduate and postgraduate Science degree programs and we would love you to join our learner community. Information about the courses we provide can be found in our course finder.

Upcoming Courses

In 2017, the School of Earth and Environmental Sciences at the University of Wollongong will be launching a new undergraduate minor in Archaeological Science, with a major in Archaeology and Ancient History planned for 2018.

Research Opportunities

The University of Wollongong’s Centre for Archaeological Science includes established senior scientists and emerging young researchers leading projects that have attracted more than $5 million of competitive grant funding over the last 3 years. Our research includes a variety of projects in Africa, Europe, Asia and Australia, often in partnership with other leading interdisciplinary organisations. Opportunities for new research students to become involved with CAS can be explored here

Would you consider pursuing honours or PhD research?

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Interested in postgraduate research in the field of Geoarchaeology?

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Homo Floresiensis Uncovered: The Science of ‘the Hobbit’

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Get a taste of this course

Find out what this course is like by previewing some of the course steps before you join:

  • Why Uncover the Past?
    Why Uncover the Past?
    video

    Professor Bert Roberts explains how modern archaeological science helps us trace out the human story and piece together the human family tree.

  • Excavations at Liang Bua
    Excavations at Liang Bua
    video

    The discovery of Homo floresiensis and ensuing excavations at Liang Bua

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